W is for… Wing it

This is the bit that really gets the adrenaline flowing. When you have to think on your feet and wing-it in the face of adversity. You can plan all you want and dry-run all you want. When push comes to shove and you have to stand up in front of your boss, or the customer,… Continue reading W is for… Wing it

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W is for… WOLF!

Don’t panic. Really, just don’t. Sure, big problems do happen and you may have to take action and say that it is urgent/critical/non-negotiable (perhaps even using bold) and escalate to the Gods, but choose the times to do this carefully. No one likes it when you go bananas about something that really isn’t that important.… Continue reading W is for… WOLF!

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W is for… Workshop

If you’ve been in IT for more than ten minutes, you’ll have been to a workshop. Back in the eighties, they were all the rage, along with all the buzzword bingo terms, like brainstorming, facilitators, synergism, leveragability, etc. (note, if you’re looking these up…) Nowadays, some people still insist on getting everyone together for a… Continue reading W is for… Workshop

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